SOB – Summit or Bust

Iron-Core Racing and Silver Mountain Resort have teamed up to bring you the most intense Iron-Core Racing endurance event to hit our schedule. Embrace your iron core, and come face the challenge of the first ever MOUNTAIN SOB (Silver Mountain Summit Or Bust). Join us September 14th, 2013 when endurance running enthusiasts compete side-by-side with mountain biking athletes (and/or adrenaline junkies) in their mutual quest to conquer the Mountain SOB.

We’ve provided you with three (3) competitive options:

Run the MOUNTAIN SOB: Run to the summit of Kellogg Peak, then enjoy the Gondola ride back to the start line. ($45.00)

Team MOUNTAIN SOB, Dual Sport: Teammate #1 runs to the Summit of Kellogg Peak and while enjoying the Gondola ride, Teammate #2 enjoys the rush of an adrenaline laden mountain bike ride to the bottom on Silver Mountain Resort’s “Intermediate” mountain bike course. ($90.00/ $45.00 each)

Individual MOUNTAIN SOB, Dual Sport: If you think you’re tough enough for the challenge, you can run to the summit of Kellogg Peak AND mountain bike down. ($75.00)

(All registrants participating in the mountain bike portion of the Mountain SOB MUST provide their own bike. This is an Intermediate bike course and we advise you bring a full suspension bicycle. Bikers who do not provide their own bicycle on race day will not be refunded.   All bikers MUST wear and provide their own helmets. Bikers without helmets will not be allowed to race and will not be refunded.)

Online registration closes Sept. 12th at 11:59pm

Registration available at packet pick-up, Sept. 13th, and on race day, Sept. 14th: Run $60/Team $60 each/Individual $90


Race Details:

9.5 miles Trail Run, 4000 ft. elevation gain.

9.5 miles Mountain Bike course, combo of XC and intermediate DH trails, 3300 ft. elevation loss (a skilled rider could do this course on a hard tail. Choose wisely).

Participants in the Team Dual Sport (Bike), and Individual Dual Sport categories will stage bikes at the Mountain House via the Gondola.

Participants in the Team Dual Sport (Run), and Individual Run categories will ride the Gondola from the Mountain House back to the finish after completing the run course.

!!!!! All bikes must be provided by the participant and must be approved by Iron-Core Racing as a bike suitable for off road use (Any bike purchased at your local supermarket chain will not be approved). Bikes can be rented at Excelsior Cycle (208-786-3751) in Kellogg, Idaho near the Silver Mountain Resort, but supplies are limited. All bikers must provide and wear at least a certified bicycle helmet to participate (additional forms of protective equipment are, of course, authorized). Any biker without a helmet will not be allowed to race and will not be refunded!!!!!

Sorry. No dogs allowed on race day.

Friday, Sept 13th, at Silver Mountain Resort: 610 Bunker Ave., Kellogg, ID 83837

8am to 6pm: Vendors Fair

                Check out some of the sweet vendors supporting the Iron-Core Racing and the Mountain SOB at Silver Mountain Resort

3pm to 6pm: Packet Pick-up and Registration (Accepting Cash or Checks only for registration)

7pm: Reel Cameras Sports Film Festival

                Join us for our Mountain SOB (Silver Mountain Summit Or Bust) kick off Sports Film Festival, brought to you by Reel Cameras. We’ll be showing Endurance Running, and Mountain Biking films to get you pumped for the next day’s killer event.

Saturday, Sept 14th, at Silver Mountain Resort: 610 Bunker Ave., Kellogg, ID 83837

5:30am to 7:30am: Packet Pick-Up(Accepting Cash or Checks only For registration)

5:30am to 6:30am: Bike/Helmet Check and Staging

                All participants who will be riding the MTB course must be approved for helmet and mountain bike suitable for off road use. Once approved, the rider will be authorized to stage the bike/equipment via the Gondola. Individual Dual Sport participants will need to show early in order to receive approval, stage, and return to the start line on time to start. The Gondola is a 20 minute ride each way.

7:40am: Race Briefing

Start: 8am

Run Cutoff: 12-Noon (The Biker of Team Dual Sport category will be forced to start at 12pm regardless of whether their runner has reached Kellogg Peak or not, and will be allowed to finish the bike course. However, this team will no longer qualify for “place/time”. Individual Dual Sport participants who do not reach Kellogg Peak by 12pm will be disqualified from the event and will not be allowed to continue)

Please train well. A runner should be able to finish the 8.5 miles course in under 4 hours.

After-Party with Live Music and Awards Ceremony

Each registration includes:

-          Bib Number

-          Top Quality Race Shirt

-          Access to our Sports Film Festival on the evening of Sept. 13th (we will be showing films of both endurance running and mountain biking)

-          Access to the After-Party with Live Music after the Mountain SOB on Sept. 14th

-          Gondola Pass (runners will get a ride down from the finish line. Bikers will get a ride to the bike start line, and have access to the mountain following the event. Gondola closes @ 5pm.

-          Lodging Discounts at Silver Mountain Resort’s Morning Star Lodge Condominiums.

Silver Mountain Resort is pleased to reserve the following accommodations. The below lodge rates are applicable for the dates of September 13, 2013 through September 14, 2013.  Requests for early arrivals and/or late departures will be accommodated on a space available basis at below rate. 


Room Rate per night.
Studio King                   $89
Family Studio                   $99
One Bedroom Suite                  $123


Above room rates do not include access to Silver Rapids Indoor Waterpark, however guests may purchase individual park passes for $20 per day from the Morning Star Lodge front desk.


AWARDS: Awards will go to top age category finishers, male and female, in each Race Category (Run/Team/Individual Dual Sport).